Mayor Sylvester Caldwell of Pine Lawn, the tiny north-county town just southeast of Ferguson, was arrested on Thursday by the FBI, according to the U.S. Attorney of the Eastern District of Missouri. He's been charged with extortion which could carry a penalty of up to twenty years in prison and fine ... More >>
It's going to take a lot of work to clean up Pine Lawn.That headline is perhaps the most memorable factoid culled from a state audit into the finances of the north St. Louis County suburb. According to the audit released yesterday, 799 trash customers in Pine Lawn (or 63 percent of all accounts) ... More >>
Buried in bureaucratic incompetence and scandal, Pine Lawn might be headed for a pine box.
Mayor Adrian Wright knows what's right for Pine Lawn. If folks don't like it, that's just tough.